Setting in a novel is like another character.I rarely like stories that take place in some amorphous place. I want Terra Firma—be it here on earth or in some fantasy world.
Many Southern writers deftly create settings that are rich in character.
Last September Oxford America magazine ran a poll to select the Best Southern novels—
Southern Lit Poll: Meet Our Judges
Published September 3 2009
Their selections: The Top Ten Southern Novels
Then there were—The Rest of the Best Southern Writers